Modern Minimal design is the desire to achieve excellent interiors with the minimal use of adorns, having simplicity in form, space, materials, details and colours whilst still paying attention to these small details.
The Modern Minimal style has shape prevailing over purpose: streamline shaped furniture, with stainless steel or chromatic details and wood, linoleum or stone tile floors. The neutral palette is king, ranging from white, beige, grey and other light shade colours.
The Modern Minimal design style is popular because it is light and free, where everything is in perfect order and organised. This style allows expressing your personality without the use of eccentric accessories.
Clean lines, reductive, uncluttered and monochromatic simplicity, the ‘less is more’ philosophy are some of the things we immediately associate to Modern Minimal design. It brings serenity and simple beauty, which nonetheless is hard to achieve. Walk with us through this guide on how to achieve this clean design.
Modern Minimal allows the focus to be on something more than space. Everything should be functional and add value to the room; for example, in a dining room, we need a table and chairs – these items have to ‘speak’ to one another and have to be capable of relating in terms of form, colour, lines, shape.
They must work together in their raw shape to create an intense space. The design architecture includes the use of reductive design elements, without ornamentation or decoration, condensing the content and form of the design to its bare essentials. It reveals to be the core essence of the Modern Minimal interiors.
A minimally designed space assimilates functionality with an open floor plan, an abundance in light, and simple line furnishings that are exceptionally crafted and are at the same time comfortable. The aim is to create a soothing and inviting space that has a timeless aesthetic.
The biggest challenge is to make a room look warm and welcoming. A monochromatic colour palette can make a space look cold, so using a combination of different shades, tints and textures will help to create a dynamic atmosphere. The different textures compliment each other and create a soothing atmosphere: shapes should be quite uncomplicated, having colours and textures creating a harmonious ambience.
Modern Minimal is about keeping a space simple, uncluttered and accentuating the attractive architectural features of a space. The palette is mostly monochromatic and the colour is only used as an accent, essential only to give that pop of colour, that touch of ‘life’ that brings the whole room together, in elevated design elegance.
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